AIF 20th Anniversary Symposium
On June 9 AIF celebrated its 20th anniversary at a special symposium and networking luncheon in Amsterdam. Guests included AIF alumni and special guests. The featured theme of the symposium was focused on the prevention of future bank failures by means of contingent convertible bonds.
Dr. H. Onno Ruding (Chairman, AIF Advisory
Council) and Dr. Alexander H.G. Rinnooy Kan
(Member, AIF Advisory Council) opened the symposium and were
followed by three keynote speakers:
Prof. Mark Flannery - Bank of America Eminent Scholar Chair of Finance at the University of Florida:
> View his presentation: Maintaining Adequate Bank Capital
Prof. Theo Vermaelen - Schroders Chaired
Professor of International Finance and Asset Management at
INSEAD , and AIF Program Advisor:
> View his presentation: Contingent Capital: The Case for COERCS
> View the INSEAD Working Paper
Ms. Joanne Kellermann - Executive Director, De Nederlandsche Bank and Member, AIF Advisory Council, who spoke on Basel III and the new regulations.
Following the keynote speeches, Brenda Childers (AIF Managing Director), moderated a Q&A session. Guests were then invited to continue the celebration during a networking lunch.
Dr. H. Onno Ruding opened the symposium
Keynote speaker: Mark Flannery
Keynote speaker: Theo Vermaelen
Q&A Session with Speaker Panel: (left to right) Moderated by Brenda Childers,
with Theo Vermaelen, Joanne Kellerman, and Mark Flannery
AIF alumni and special guests enjoyed an informative symposium